Children love to move. Have you ever heard the story about Olympian Jim Thorpe, considered the greatest athlete of his day, who succumbed to exhaustion after spending just a few hours attempting to
mimic every single action of a young toddler?
From early infancy onward, children are enormously more active than adults. And it’s a good thing. Their bodies are switched to the GO state for nearly all of their waking hours, which happens to be exactly what their brain and muscles need to develop all those new skills like walking, running, throwing and drawing.
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